Online Undergraduate Courses



HIS 237 History of Christianity I (3)

A study of the church in the Roman and medieval worlds from the first to the sixteenth century, this course includes topics such as the expansion of Christianity, the development of doctrine and struggle against heresy, the establishment of Christendom and the rise of the papacy and monasticism, the decline of the Roman Empire, the Dark Ages, the contribution of the Celtic church, the papacy, the Crusades, the Renaissance, medieval monasticism and mysticism, Scholasticism, and the beginning of the Protestant Reformation.

HIS 238 History of Christianity II (3)

This course, a study of the church in the modern world from the seventeenth to twentieth century, includes topics such as the Reformation, the Counter-Reformation, Puritanism, Pietism, the first and second Evangelical Awakenings, the development of liberalism and fundamentalism, and recent movements in ecumenism.